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  • Power, Prestige, Or Prayer

    Contributed by David Tack on Jan 12, 2014
     | 1,059 views

    “If you could percentile your level of Christmas Christianity; wherein would you be? We find in the biblical account of Matthew Chapter 2: three major role players.

    Power, Prestige or Prayer INTRO “If you could percentile your level of Christmas Christianity; wherein would you be? We find in the biblical account of Matthew Chapter 2: three major role players: First, there was the political king and ruler (Herod); the one who was perplexed that this ...read more

  • "For Those Bent On Power, Postion And Prestige"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Sep 15, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,627 views

    A sermon about God's grace.

    Matthew 19:27-20:28 “For Those Bent on Power, Position and Prestige” By: Rev. Ken Sauer, Pastor of East Ridge United Methodist Church, Chattanooga, TN eastridgeumc.org A pastor was serving as a hospital chaplain, and noticed the extraordinary care given by one particular ...read more

  • It's Fun To Be King Series

    Contributed by Archie Norman on Aug 23, 2015
     | 1,770 views

    study of the book of Esther

    It's Fun to Be King Esther 1 1. Prestige - Image is everything - vs. 4-7 2. Power - Can you say, "control freak"? - vs. 10-12 3. Pride - Do not challenge my power - vs. 15-18 4. Problem - The crown will fall ...read more

  • Ambitious In The Kingdom? Series

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Oct 17, 2003
    based on 44 ratings
     | 2,114 views

    Power, position and prestige - where do they belong in a Christian’s vocabulary?

    Briningham 19-10-03 Mk 10:35-45 - Christian leadership Power, Prestige and Position, where do they belong in a Christian’s vocabulary? Today’s Gospel reading is all about these topic. James and John were trying to use their influence to get into the top ...read more

  • Jezebel

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jul 8, 2005
    based on 40 ratings
     | 5,696 views

    When people are into control, power, prestige, and having it their way, they own ugly souls.

    Jezebel (topical) 1. Sometimes information is hard to come by: A little woman called Mount Sinai Hospital. She said, "Mount Sinai Hospital? Hello. Darling, I’d like to talk with the person who gives the information about the patients. But I don’t want to know if the patient is better or doing ...read more

  • A Taylor-Made Message

    Contributed by Jerry Watts on Mar 11, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,041 views

    From the parable of the Pharisee and Publican a message about how to present our prayers to God.

    A TAYLOR-MADE MESSAGE Luke 18:9-14 * In 2009, to hear the word ‘Taylor-made’ means different things to different people. For some, ‘Taylor-Made’ is a trademark name of a company which produces high-end golfing equipment. For others, it paints the picture of something being “custom made, fit, or ...read more

  • The Personal Price Tag Of Being A Social Climber Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Aug 24, 2015
     | 1,724 views

    If you desire to be among the prestigious members of society, you have to pay a steeper price than meets the eye; to climb socially, you may have to drop spiritually. Yet there are a few other reasons to question social climbing.

    The Personal Price Tag of Being A Social Climber (Proverbs 23:1-8) 1. In her book, The Overspent American, Harvard professor Juliet Schor informs us most people are concerned about social status, but they live in denial. 2. She claims they rationalize to themselves they need a new car ...read more

  • Chasing The Stable-Boy Series

    Contributed by Charles Wilkerson on Dec 17, 2004
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,235 views

    Instead of following after the "power and prestige of the world" how about following the humility of Christ?

    I visited with an incensed high school student last week. Apparently her father had decided they weren’t going to get a Christmas tree or put up any of the other usually seasonal decorations. Instead they would have “Birthday” balloons and a birthday cake. And the presents would be arranged around ...read more

  • We Know How It Ends Series

    Contributed by Ed Taylor on Oct 13, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,251 views

    We see the power, prestige, and the permanence of this world while God knows it’s only temporary and how it ends.

    1. In so many ways, we see things differently than God does. a. We see the sickness, God sees the healing. b. We see the troubles, God sees the triumph. c. We so easily see the tribulation, while God sees the training. d. Man sees the power, the prestige, the permanence of this world while God ...read more

  • Even Shepherds Are Included Series

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Dec 5, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,036 views

    Jesus was birth was not just a joyous announcment for the rich, the religious or those of prestige. Jesus’ birth was good news for everyone.

    Even Shepherds are Included Luke 2:8-19 Luke 2:8-19 That night some shepherds were in the fields outside the village, guarding their flocks of sheep. [9] Suddenly, an angel of the Lord appeared among them, and the radiance of the Lord’s glory surrounded them. They were terribly ...read more

  • Six Factors That Make A Leader Series

    Contributed by Bishop Lalachan Abraham on Oct 27, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,305 views

    True leadership is not about superiority, position, or prestige. It’s about revealing and releasing the potential of those around us

    What is leadership? Every one of us is a leader in our own right. Before you can lead someone else, a group, or an organization, you must be able to lead yourself. That means decisiveness, dedication, determination, discipline, self-actualization, sense of purpose, and humility. True ...read more

  • Seeing The Invisible

    Contributed by Clair Sauer on Nov 5, 2015
     | 2,421 views

    The world teaches us to seek after power and prestige, as the Scribes do, but Christ teaches us a different way to live.

    Year after year, Ken and I have marveled at the wonderful, glorious fact that we can take Mary Ellen clothes shopping and she is not concerned about brand names. We’ll take her to pick out some jeans and long-sleeve shirts in the Fall, or shorts and t-shirts in the Spring. We usually need to ...read more

  • "That I May Know Him."

    Contributed by Melvin Maughmer, Jr. on May 5, 2004
    based on 49 ratings
     | 15,640 views

    Many people strive for prestige and prosperity, but the most important thing is a interpersonal relationship with God. That I may know should be the greatest desire of a child of God.

    “That I May Know Him” Philippians 3:10 The book of Philippians has been called the “Song of Solomon” of the New Testament because of its intimacy and the passionate desire that Paul has for the church of Philippi. The manner of his writing is the same kind that distant lovers often ...read more

  • Which Is Stronger; Our Enduring Faith Or Today’s Temptations?

    Contributed by Paul Dietz on Jul 19, 2011
     | 1,727 views

    Taking a look at our fatih in this current world and its temptations, particularly two: Social Acceptance and Personal Prestige. What is our choice; to follow the Christ or the world?

    Which is Stronger; Our Enduring Faith or Today’s Temptations? Exodus 32:1-19; 1 Corinthians 10:1-13, 23 This past Tuesday morning I had finally settled down into my easy chair to read the daily news paper. As always, I turned to the editorial section of which is one of favorites, besides ...read more

  • Trusted With A Heritage Series

    Contributed by Todd Stiles on May 17, 2007
    based on 13 ratings
     | 2,673 views

    There’s more to life than power, position and prestige. Find out how Joseph saw through all of this to the real meaning of his existence.

    Trusted: Lessons from the Life of Joseph Week 5: “Trusted with a Heritage” After final song, go to Video [Word on the Street interviews asking, “How do you want to be remembered?”] INTRO: Regardless of what you think about those answers (and there were some pretty crazy ones, eh?), it is ...read more